Why Bulgaria is at odds with its own refugee integration law

The majority of migrants and asylum seekers in Bulgaria don't want to stay there. Nor is the country known for being overly welcoming to those fleeing their homes. But with Serbia and Hungary's borders slammed shut and several agreements already inked with the EU, inaction isn't an option. Devex spoke with those working on the implementation of a new refugee integration ordinance in the country.

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  • Kelli Rogers

    Kelli Rogers is an Associate Editor for Devex. Based on the U.S. West Coast, she works with Devex's team of correspondents and editors around the world, with a particular focus on gender. She previously worked as Devex’s Southeast Asia correspondent based in Bangkok, covering disaster and crisis response, resilience, women’s rights, and climate change throughout the region. Prior to that, she reported on social and environmental issues from Nairobi, Kenya. Kelli holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, and has since reported from more than 20 countries.

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